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Chateau Bouscaut

Graves Rouge


Location: Chateau Bouscaut is in the commune of Cadaujac, bordering route 113 (Bordeaux-Toulouse) just outside the village of Bouscaut. (Appellation Graves Controlée)


Classification: Cru Classe in 1959


Grape variety: 60% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc. The average age of the vines is 35 years.


Vinification and aging: Traditional Bordeaux methods. Aging for 20-24 months in oak casks, of which one third are renewed every year.


History: The chateau was built in the first years of the 18th century, going through several changes of ownership in the last two decades. Purchased by Lucien Lurton in 1980, the owner of Chateau Brane Cantenac and Chateau Durfort-Viviens.


Style: Slightly earthy, typical of the Graves region. The wine is generous without being too assertive.


Food: Lamb, veal and other red meats.